SÜPRSEED is seeking an experienced, passionate, and talented Program Director

As a Program Director at SÜPRSEED, you will bring a nourished future to life by employing multifaceted strategies. You will handle every aspect of executing 14 programs occurring both in the community and in the office. You will play a key role in shaping the success and expansion of a nonprofit startup while engineering smooth operations.  

This is a phenomenal opportunity to shape and lead programs from the bottom up. You will get exposure across all levels of management and with donors, strategic partners, board members, while making history in the process.

Program Director

los angeles, ca

The Role

You will work with the Executive Director to create and carry out the organization’s health and wellness related goals. Developing, producing, budgeting, implementing, and evaluating our public programs are your responsibilities. You will develop and manage guidelines and policies to keep us compliant with funder reporting requests and stewardship. This includes monitoring the effectiveness of our programs and making adjustments as needed. 

Human resource duties, such as the recruitment and training of employees as we expand, fall under the director’s list of responsibilities. You carry all this out in cooperation with the Executive Director and Program Assistant. 

You will work in tandem with the Executive Director to secure donations and grants to meet the budgetary requirements of each department. You should be  comfortable managing a $800k+ annual budget. A strong fundraiser, you develop and maintain key donor and grantor relationships. You attend community events to build and maintain positive relationships. 

The Director of Programs must be creative and enjoy working in an entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven, results-driven, and community oriented. You have the ability to work independently on projects, from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities, and you handle confidential matters with discretion.

Requirements for the role:

In order to be successful in this role, you will need prior experience with both program and team management. Apply for this position if:

  • The idea of abolishing food apartheid in your lifetime seems exciting and within reach.
  • You work hard and smart and you are a fast learner
  • You are a problem solver.
  • You have a firm grasp on building excel sheets that track metrics 
  • You are always aiming to improve. 
  • You have a sense of humor.
  • You can plan, execute, and measure the success of a project
  • You can write a successful grant
  • You can create a compelling pitch, presentation, and proposal
  • You can organize and mobilize in kind service support
  • You not only understand data, but what data means to the team. You put data in context and drive insights that really matter.
  • You have the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities
  • You have strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s and/or Masters degree in relevant discipline (Non-profit Management, Organizational Psychology, other relevant programs) and/or MBA
  • 2+ years experience in a management or similar role
  • Experience in government grant reporting is a plus
  • Versed in historical movements, food justice, and historic injustices in America.

Benefits & Perks

  • Sharing free fresh food with the people that need it most. 
  • Salary: $78,000-85,000 annually DOE
  • As a team of two, we don't currently offer health insurance, but we provide employees with a monthly wellness allowance available for health care premiums, massages, therapy, acupuncture, doctors, retreats, etc. 
  • SÜPRMARKT Meal & Grocery Allowance
  • Access to free fitness and wellness classes provided by SÜPRSEED

SÜPRSEED’s mission is to eradicate health injustice in America’s major cities by 2040. We provide affordable access to healthy food in low-income communities, support an increased sense of personal health and well-being through events and experiences, and educate the public about healthy eating and wellness practices.

As a vegan organization, SÜPRSEED, Inc. does not promote or provide animal products such as meat, dairy, eggs or cruelty based programming. Founded in 2017, SÜPRSEED endeavors to make healthy living easier for thousands of Angelenos with documentary screenings, giveaways, and donated organics. More than 100,000 pounds of organics have been provided since we started. Our work has received national recognition from the LA Times, Harper’s Bazaar, Complex, SXSW, USA Today, Forbes, and more.